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Monocular Stanhope Charm

1926.804 (RS6991)

Description

Ivory monocular stanhope containing an image of the Lord's Prayer.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1875-1890
Inscriptions
"look through / this and read / the Lords Prayer" (Ink)
Location of origin
American
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
CHARM
charms
Dimensions
9/16 in x 3/8 in (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1926.804
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Henry E. Johnson
GUSN
103193
Reference Notes
For more information on stanhopes see Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995): 373.

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